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MLL221 - Corporate Law

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:(For Bachelor of Laws students only)
Unit chair:

L de Koker

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: MLC203
Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour class per week.

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The unit provides an overview of the law in Australia governing the various forms in which businesses are conducted and aims to familiarise students with the concept of corporate legal personality. Topics include: choosing between business organisations; corporate personality; promoters and pre-registration contracts; registration of corporations; the corporate constitution; shares and dividends; corporate fundraising; appointment and removal of directors; directors' duties; and external administration.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (individual) - Test (multiple choice) - 20%

Assessment 2 (group of 5 students) - Group research paper (1500 words) - 30%

Examination: 2 hours - 50%

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